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Sources Shared on Twitter: A Case Study on Immigration

by Elizabeth M. Grieco; Galen Stocking; Michael Barthel

Jan 29, 2018

The study, which aimed to better understand the types of information sources that users on one popular social media platform may see about a major national policy issue, finds that news organizations play a far larger role than other types of content providers, such as commentary or government sites.This is especially true in regards to one contentious issue: immigration.